[pmwiki-users] Greek Utf-8
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Tue Feb 13 08:59:08 CST 2007
On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 03:01:34AM -0800, Seth Cherney wrote:
> OK, I thought the utf-8 script was only for using utf-8 in pagenames. I posted to
> http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/UTF8/GreekDiacritics and everything checks out.
> So, the problem with saxon was that the StaticPageGenerator generates pages in iso-8859-1, not
> utf-8. Thus, I had to add a declaration to the top of the file: <?xml version="1.0"
> encoding="iso-8859-1"?> (left the rest of decl intact - this is a w3c standard, but broken in IE
> for complex layouts) and all is clear.
> I am using Win XP, Firefox 3 Alpha 2. apache server. I doubt this is browser dependent, but
> server based. I can add this declaration, whatever.
> **BUT, will a linux server still output in this encoding?**
The server generally has little to do with the encoding -- it just outputs
bytes. As long as the output HTML contains the utf-8 declaration, the browser
will interpret the contents as utf-8.
In short, it should work equally well under Linux.
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